Head Start gives students a head start on next year

When most Year 11 students start the academic year at Guilford Young College on Wednesday 6 February 2019, it will not be the first time that they have sat in their new classrooms. That will have happened at the end of the 2018 school year. As a senior secondary college, academic classes at Guilford Young…

‘SUPERB’ ART EXHIBITION: “Follow your passion”

Art students at Guilford Young College have been encouraged to pursue art as a career if that is where their passion lies. Artist and academic Brigita Ozolins, in officially opening the 2018 GYC Art Exhibition, said that art offered a “most rich, unique and often incredibly magical and moving snapshot of the world and our…

GRADUATION 2018: Celebration, thanksgiving, hope

GRADUATION 2018 Celebration, thanksgiving, hope The Graduation ceremony for the Class of 2018 took a very different format to the traditional Guilford Young College graduation event. For the first time, it incorporated a Graduation Mass at which the Archbishop of Hobart, the Most Rev. Julian Porteous, was the principal celebrant. The 400 graduating students were…

National Robotics eye opener!

Thanks to lots of work outside of class and many, many revisions of the robots and code, we had a reasonably successful trip to the Robocup Junior Australian Open National Championships in Melbourne during the October school holidays. Earlier, Amity Bailey (Year 12) had won the ‘standard league’ division of Robocup Soccer at the State…

Best State business plan, again

Business Studies 3 student Joseph Howlett represented Tasmania at the national final of the Plan Your Own Enterprise competition in Sydney during the Term 3 holidays. His teacher, Mrs Karen Leary, said that although he did not win the title, Joseph acquitted himself very well at the national level. It is the second consecutive year…